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Chandler school offers ‘high-def driving’ in Formula 4 cars
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Chandler school offers ‘high-def driving’ in Formula 4 cars

April 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Alex Gould Cronkite News Engines roar, tires squeal and rubber burns at the Radford Racing School, where drivers learn to handle a range of cars used in professional and junior racing categories. Students can drive such cars...
Help Chandler make water conservation a priority
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Help Chandler make water conservation a priority

April 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By City of Chandler April is Water Awareness Month and now more than ever, it’s imperative for Chandler residents to focus on ways to save water, making conservation not just a habit, but a lifestyle. Chandler has carefully...
Chandler Museum offers exhibits, programs
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Chandler Museum offers exhibits, programs

April 30th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler Museum, 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler is offering a variety of free programs next month as well as a new exhibit. The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1-5 p.m....
Local Reiki master publishes third book
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Local Reiki master publishes third book

April 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Chandler author and Reiki master Olivia Veloso couldn’t visit her native Philippines or engage in many of the activities she normally does during the pandemic, but COVID-19 hardly slowed her down....
S. Chandler man loses 51 pounds, wins $10K
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S. Chandler man loses 51 pounds, wins $10K

April 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News Staff Phillip Matz lost 25 percent of his body weight and gained $10,000 for it. The South Chandler man, who dropped 51 pounds, was the top male winner in the Orangetheory Fitness Transformation Challenge...
AI not much help for traffic, pilot study finds
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AI not much help for traffic, pilot study finds

April 29th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer The City of Chandler was part of a pilot program to look at how artificial intelligence might improve traffic flow. Their conclusion: There was a slight benefit to using AI, but not enough to justify the...
St. Amand Kitchen reopens after some upgrades
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St. Amand Kitchen reopens after some upgrades

April 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Ken Sain Staff Writer An Ocotillo landmark restaurant is open again after shutting down for a little more than a month to make some upgrades. The owners of St. Amand Kitchen and Cocktails in Ocotillo have added more shade to...
Sun Lakes Rotary helps refugees settle in Valley
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Sun Lakes Rotary helps refugees settle in Valley

April 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Dr. Honora Norton Guest Writer The Rotary Club of Sun Lakes has been very active with the East Valley’s Welcome to America Project, which shares transportation, technology, and transformational resources to help refugees not...
2 churches combine efforts to help the needy
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2 churches combine efforts to help the needy

April 28th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By Robin Finlinson Guest Writer An event titled “Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself” recently brought together members of two churches – Sun Valley Community Church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – as well...
Chandler Realtor slates tourney for cancer victim
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Chandler Realtor slates tourney for cancer victim

April 27th, 2022 | by SanTan Sun News
By SanTan Sun News The Darwin Wall Real Estate Team is rallying once again for a cancer victim, this time a Chandler woman. Last fall, the realty firm held a pub crawl to help a  Scottsdale woman battling breast cancer as well...